'''Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield''', (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative
politician and writer, who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom|Prime Minister
. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative Party
, defining its policies and its broad outreach. Disraeli is remembered for his influential voice in world affairs, his political battles with the Liberal leader William Ewart Gladstone
, and his one-nation conservatism
or "Tory democracy". He made the Conservatives the party most identified with the glory and power of the British Empire
. He is, , the only British Prime Minister of British Jews|Jewish birth
Disraeli was born in London. His father left Judaism after a dispute at his synagogue; young Benjamin became an...